Birds around Basel - Die Vögel aus Basel und Umgebung

270 species, 805 images, , updated 3. 7. 2024, see also my birding videos and other birding projects. You may wish to check also some "live" bird images (animated images) I have made.
Well, I am taking "around Basel" not so literally here, and although most of the pictures have been indeed taken in the Basel area (they have yellow tags), I included also some interesting species that I observed a little bit farther (with grey tags).

Höckerschwan6 images
Mute Swanvideo
Cygnus olor
Singschwan3 images
Whooper Swanvideo
Cygnus cygnus
Schwarzschwan4 images
Black Swanvideo
Cygnus atratus
Schwanengans2 images
Swan goosevideo
Anser cygnoides
Bläsgans3 images
Greater White-fronted Goose
Anser albifrons
Tundrasaatgans2 images
Bean goose
Anser serrirostris
Zwerggans4 images
Lesser White-fronted Goosevideo
Anser erythropus
Graugans4 images
Greylag Goosevideo
Anser anser
Kanadagans4 images
Canada Goosevideo
Branta canadensis
Weisswangengans3 images
Barnacle Goosevideo
Branta leucopsis
Zwergkanadagans3 images
Cackling goosevideo
Branta hutchinsii
Rothalsgans3 images
Red-breasted Goosevideo
Branta ruficollis
Rostgans6 images
Ruddy Shelduckvideo
Tadorna ferruginea
Graukopfkasarka2 images
South African Shelduck
Tadorna cana
Brandgans3 images
Common Shelduckvideo
Tadorna tadorna
Nilgans3 images
Egyptian Goosevideo
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Streifengans3 images
Bar-headed Goose
Anser indicus
Kurzschnabelgans2 images
Pink-footed Goosevideo
Anser brachyrhynchus
Mähnengans4 images
Australian wood duckvideo
Chenonetta jubata
Warzenente3 images
Domestic Muscovy Duck
Cairina moschata f. domestica
Mandarinente6 images
Mandarin Duckvideo
Aix galericulata
Brautente2 images
Wood Duck
Aix sponsa
Chilepfeifente3 images
Chiloe' wigeon
Anas sibilatrix
Sichelente3 images
Falcated Duckvideo
Anas falcata
Gluckente2 images
Baikal teal
Anas formosa
Rotschulterente4 images
Ringed tealvideo
Callonetta leucophrys
Bahamaente3 images
White-cheeked pintail
Anas bahamensis
Pfeifente3 images
Eurasian Wigeonvideo
Mareca penelope
Schnatterente4 images
Anas strepera
Krickente3 images
Eurasian Teal
Anas crecca
Andenente3 images
Yellow-billed tealvideo
Anas flavirostris
Stockente3 images
Anas platyrhynchos
Spiessente2 images
Northern Pintailvideo
Anas acuta
Knäkente2 images
Spatula querquedula
Löffelente4 images
Northern Shovelervideo
Anas clypeata
Kolbenente4 images
Red-crested Pochardvideo
Netta rufina
Tafelente3 images
Common Pochard
Aythya ferina
Ringschnabelente3 images
Ring-necked Duckvideo
Aythya collaris
Moorente3 images
Ferruginous Duck
Aythya nyroca
Reiherente3 images
Tufted Duckvideo
Aythya fuligula
Bergente1 image
Greater Scaupvideo
Aythya marila
Kleine Bergente3 images
Lesser Scaupvideo
Aythya affinis
Eiderente5 images
Common Eidervideo
Somateria mollissima
Eisente3 images
Long-tailed Duck
Clangula hyemalis
Samtente2 images
Velvet Scotervideo
Melanitta fusca
Trauerente1 image
Common Scotervideo
Melanitta nigra
Schellente2 images
Common Goldeneye
Bucephala clangula
Schwarzkopfruderente2 images
Ruddy Duckvideo
Oxyura jamaicensis
Spitzschwanzente2 images
Yellow-billed pintail
Anas georgica
Gänsesäger6 images
Common Merganservideo
Mergus merganser
Mittelsäger2 images
Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus serrator
Zwergsäger2 images
Mergellus albellus
Prachttaucher3 images
Black-throated Loon
Gavia arctica
Sterntaucher4 images
Red-throated Loonvideo
Gavia stellata
Eistaucher2 images
Common Loonvideo
Gavia immer
Zwergtaucher4 images
Little Grebevideo
Tachybaptus ruficollis
Haubentaucher7 images
Great Crested Grebevideo
Podiceps cristatus
Rothalstaucher2 images
Red-necked Grebe
Podiceps grisegena
Schwarzhalstaucher2 images
Black-necked Grebe
Podiceps nigricollis
Ohrentaucher2 images
Horned Grebevideo
Podiceps auritus
Kormoran7 images
Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
Zwergscharbe4 images
Pygmy Cormorantvideo
Phalacrocorax pygmeus
Rohrdommel4 images
Eurasian Bittern
Botaurus stellaris
Zwergdommel3 images
Little Bitternvideo
Ixobrychus minutus
Nachtreiher4 images
Black-crowned Night Heronvideo
Nycticorax nycticorax
Seidenreiher5 images
Little Egretvideo
Egretta garzetta
Silberreiher6 images
Great Egretvideo
Egretta alba
Graureiher7 images
Grey heronvideo
Ardea cinerea
Purpurreiher4 images
Purple Heronvideo
Ardea purpurea
Kuhreier3 images
Western Cattle Egretvideo
Bubulcus ibis
Rallenreiher1 image
Squacco Heron
Ardeola ralloides
Weissstorch7 images
White Storkvideo
Ciconia ciconia
Schwarzstorch3 images
Black stork
Ciconia nigra
Sichler3 images
Glossy Ibisvideo
Plegadis falcinellus
Heiliger Ibis3 images
Sacred Ibisvideo
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Waldrapp2 images
Northern bald ibisvideo
Geronticus eremita
Löffler4 images
Eurasian Spoonbillvideo
Platalea leucorodia
Rötelpelikan3 images
Pink-backed Pelicanvideo
Pelecanus rufescens
Wasserralle4 images
Water Railvideo
Rallus aquaticus
Tüpfelsumpfhuhn2 images
Spotted Crakevideo
Porzana porzana
Kleines Sumpfhuhn3 images
Little Crake
Porzana parva
Teichhuhn4 images
Common Moorhenvideo
Gallinula chloropus
Blässhuhn4 images
Eurasian Cootvideo
Fulica atra
Kranich4 images
Common Cranevideo
Grus grus
Austernfischer5 images
Eurasian Oystercatchervideo
Haematopus ostralegus
Stelzenläufer4 images
Black-winged Stiltvideo
Himantopus himantopus
Säbelschnäbler3 images
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta
Triel2 images
Eurasian Stone-curlew
Burhinus oedicnemus
Flussregenpfeifer5 images
Little Ringed Plovervideo
Charadrius dubius
Sandregenpfeifer3 images
Common Ringed Plovervideo
Charadrius hiaticula
Goldregenpfeifer3 images
European Golden Plovervideo
Pluvialis apricaria
Kiebitzregenpfeifer3 images
Grey Plovervideo
Pluvialis squatarola
Kiebitz4 images
Northern Lapwingvideo
Vanellus vanellus
Sichelstrandläufer2 images
Curlew Sandpipervideo
Calidris ferruginea
Kampfläufer4 images
Philomachus pugnax
Zwergstrandläufer3 images
Little Stintvideo
Calidris minuta
Bekassine2 images
Common Snipevideo
Gallinago gallinago
Zwergschnepfe1 image
Jack Snipevideo
Lymnocryptes minimus
Uferschnepfe2 images
Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
Pfuhlschnepfe2 images
Bar-tailed Godwitvideo
Limosa lapponica
Grosser Brachvogel5 images
Eurasian Curlewvideo
Numenius arquata
Regenbrachvogel2 images
Eurasian Whimbrel
Numenius phaeopus
Rotschenkel1 image
Common Redshankvideo
Tringa totanus
Kleiner Gelbschenkel3 images
Lesser Yellowlegsvideo
Tringa flavipes
Grünschenkel2 images
Common Greenshankvideo
Tringa nebularia
Bruchwasserläufer2 images
Wood Sandpipervideo
Tringa glareola
Waldwasserläufer3 images
Green Sandpipervideo
Tringa ochropus
Dunkler Wasserläufer3 images
Spotted Redshankvideo
Tringa erythropus
Flussuferläufer6 images
Common Sandpipervideo
Actitis hypoleucos
Alpenstrandläufer5 images
Calidris alpina
Steinwälzer1 image
Ruddy Turnstonevideo
Arenaria interpres
Odinshünchen2 images
Red-necked Phalaropevideo
Phalaropus lobatus
Schwarzkopfmöwe3 images
Mediterranean Gullvideo
Larus melanocephalus
Lachmöwe3 images
Common Black-headed Gullvideo
Larus ridibundus
Zwergmöwe2 images
Little Gull
Hydrocoloeus minutus
Präriemöwe1 image
Franklin's gull
Larus pipixcan
Sturmmöwe2 images
Common Gull
Larus canus
Mittelmeermöwe4 images
Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis
Steppenmöwe4 images
Caspian Gull
Larus cachinnans
Heringsmöwe4 images
Lesser Black-backed Gullvideo
Larus fuscus
Mantelmöwe1 image
Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
Korallenmöwe2 images
Audouin's Gullvideo
Ichthyaetus audouinii
Aztekenmöwe2 images
Laughing Gullvideo
Leucophaeus atricilla
Flussseeschwalbe3 images
Common Ternvideo
Sterna hirundo
Trauerseeschwalbe2 images
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
Weissbartseeschwalbe1 image
Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias hybrida
Lachseeschwalbe1 image
Gull-billed Ternvideo
Gelochelidon nilotica
Raubseeschwalbe3 images
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
Schwarzmilan3 images
Black Kitevideo
Milvus migrans
Rotmilan5 images
Red Kitevideo
Milvus milvus
Rohrweihe2 images
Western Marsh Harrier
Circus aeruginosus
Sperber2 images
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Accipiter nisus
Mäusebussard5 images
Common Buzzardvideo
Buteo buteo
Wespenbussard1 image
European Honey Buzzard
Pernis apivorus
Fischadler2 images
Pandion haliaetus
Turmfalke4 images
Common Kestrelvideo
Falco tinnunculus
Wanderfalke2 images
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
Baumfalke3 images
Eurasian Hobby
Falco subbuteo
Rotfussfalke2 images
Red-footed Falcon
Falco vespertinus
Steinadler1 image
Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Schlangenadler2 images
Short-toed Snake-eagle
Circaetus gallicus
Waldkauz2 images
Tawny Owl
Strix aluco
Schleiereule2 images
Common Barn-owl
Tyto alba
Waldohreule3 images
Northern Long-eared Owlvideo
Asio otus
Uhu3 images
Eurasian Eagle-Owlvideo
Bubo bubo
Fasan2 images
Common Pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
Auerhuhn3 images
Western Capercaillievideo
Tetrao urogallus
Strassentaube2 images
Feral Pigeonvideo
Columba livia domestica
Hohltaube2 images
Stock Dove
Columba oenas
Ringeltaube3 images
Common Wood Pigeon
Columba palumbus
Türkentaube4 images
Eurasian Collared Dovevideo
Streptopelia decaocto
Turteltaube3 images
European Turtle Dove
Streptopelia turtur
Palmtaube3 images
Laughing dovevideo
Streptopelia senegalensis
Kuckuck2 images
Common Cuckoovideo
Cuculus canorus
Mauersegler2 images
Common Swift
Apus apus
Alpensegler2 images
Alpine Swiftvideo
Apus melba
Fahlsegler2 images
Pallide Swift
Apus pallidus
Eisvogel5 images
Common Kingfishervideo
Alcedo atthis
Bienenfresser4 images
European Bee-eatervideo
Merops apiaster
Wiedehopf3 images
Eurasian Hoopoevideo
Upupa epops
Grünspecht6 images
European Green Woodpeckervideo
Picus viridis
Grauspecht1 image
Grey-headed Woodpecker
Picus canus
Buntspecht4 images
Great Spotted Woodpeckervideo
Dendrocopos major
Mittelspecht2 images
Middle Spotted Woodpecker
Leiopicus medius
Schwarzspecht3 images
Black Woodpeckervideo
Dryocopus martius
Wendehals2 images
Eurasian Wryneckvideo
Jynx torquilla
Feldlerche3 images
Eurasian Skylarkvideo
Alauda arvensis
Heidelerche1 image
Lullula arborea
Haubenlerche2 images
Crested Lark
Galerida cristata
Felsenschwalbe2 images
Eurasian Crag Martinvideo
Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Uferschwalbe4 images
Sand Martin
Riparia riparia
Rauchschwalbe6 images
Barn Swallowvideo
Hirundo rustica
Mehlschwalbe5 images
Common House Martinvideo
Delichon urbicum
Baumpieper3 images
Tree Pipit
Anthus trivialis
Wiesenpieper2 images
Meadow Pipit
Anthus pratensis
Bergpieper2 images
Water Pipit
Anthus spinoletta
Schafstelze3 images
Western Yellow Wagtailvideo
Motacilla flava
Gebirgsstelze4 images
Grey Wagtailvideo
Motacilla cinerea
Bachstelze7 images
White Wagtailvideo
Motacilla alba
Seidenschwanz3 images
Bohemian Waxwingvideo
Bombycilla garrulus
Wasseramsel4 images
White-throated Dippervideo
Cinclus cinclus
Zaunkönig3 images
Winter Wrenvideo
Troglodytes troglodytes
Heckenbraunelle2 images
Prunella modularis
Rotkehlchen4 images
European Robin
Erithacus rubecula
Nachtigall2 images
Common Nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
Hausrotschwanz5 images
Black Redstartvideo
Phoenicurus ochruros
Gartenrotschwanz3 images
Common Redstartvideo
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Braunkehlchen2 images
Saxicola rubetra
Schwarzkehlchen2 images
Eurasian Stonechatvideo
Saxicola rubicola
Steinschmätzer2 images
Northern Wheatear
Oenanthe oenanthe
Felsensteinschmätzer2 images
Finsch's wheatear
Oenanthe finschii
Blaumerle1 image
Blue Rock-thrush
Monticola solitarius
Amsel5 images
Common Blackbirdvideo
Turdus merula
Wacholderdrossel4 images
Turdus pilaris
Singdrossel2 images
Song Thrush
Turdus philomelos
Rotdrossel2 images
Turdus iliacus
Misteldrossel2 images
Mistle Thrush
Turdus viscivorus
Ringdrossel1 image
Ring Ouzelvideo
Turdus torquatus
Rohrschwirl2 images
Savi's Warbler
Locustella luscinioides
Teichrohrsänger4 images
Eurasian Reed Warblervideo
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Sumpfrohrsänger2 images
Marsh Warblervideo
Acrocephalus palustris
Drosselrohrsänger1 image
Great Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Orpheusspötter4 images
Melodious Warblervideo
Hippolais polyglotta
Blassspötter2 images
Eastern olivaceous warbler
Hippolais pallida
Mönchsgrasmücke3 images
Eurasian Blackcapvideo
Sylvia atricapilla
Gartengrasmücke2 images
Garden Warblervideo
Sylvia borin
Klappergrasmücke3 images
Lesser Whitethroatvideo
Sylvia curruca
Dorngrasmücke3 images
Common Whitethroatvideo
Sylvia communis
Samtkopfgrasmücke1 image
Sardinian Warbler
Sylvia melanocephala
Waldlaubsänger3 images
Wood Warblervideo
Phylloscopus sibilatrix
Berglaubsänger2 images
Western Bonelli's Warbler
Phylloscopus bonelli
Zilpzalp3 images
Common Chiffchaffvideo
Phylloscopus collybita
Fitis3 images
Willow Warblervideo
Phylloscopus trochilus
Sommergoldhänchen3 images
Regulus ignicapilla
Wintergoldhänchen2 images
Regulus regulus
Grauschnäpper3 images
Spotted Flycatcher
Muscicapa striata
Trauerschnäpper3 images
European Pied Flycatchervideo
Ficedula hypoleuca
Bartmeise1 image
Bearded Reedling
Panurus biarmicus
Beutelmeise2 images
Remiz pendulinusvideo
Eurasian Penduline-tit
Schwanzmeise2 images
Long-tailed Bushtit
Aegithalos caudatus
Sumpfmeise4 images
Marsh Tit
Parus palustris
Blaumeise5 images
Blue Titvideo
Parus caeruleus
Kohlmeise7 images
Great Tit
Parus major
Haubenmeise2 images
European Crested Tit
Parus cristatus
Tannenmeise2 images
Coal Titvideo
Parus ater
Kleiber5 images
Eurasian Nuthatchvideo
Sitta europaea
Felsenkleiber2 images
Western rock nuthatch
Sitta neumayer
Mauerläufer3 images
Tichodroma muraria
Gartenbaumläufer3 images
Short-toed Treecreeper
Certhia brachydactyla
Pirol2 images
Eurasian Golden Oriolevideo
Oriolus oriolus
Neuntöter3 images
Red-backed Shrikevideo
Lanius collurio
Raubwürger5 images
Great Grey Shrikevideo
Lanius excubitor
Schwarzstirnwürger2 images
Lesser grey shrike
Lanius minor
Rotkopfwürger4 images
Woodchat Shrikevideo
Lanius senator
Eichelhäher4 images
Eurasian Jayvideo
Garrulus glandarius
Elster2 images
Eurasian Magpievideo
Pica pica
Tannenhäher3 images
Spotted Nutcracker
Nucifraga caryocatactes
Alpenkrähe1 image
Red-billed Choughvideo
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Alpendohle3 images
Alpine Choughvideo
Pyrrhocorax graculus
Dohle2 images
Western Jackdawvideo
Corvus monedula
Saatkrähe3 images
Corvus frugilegus
Rabenkrähe4 images
Carrion Crow
Corvus corone
Nebelkrähe3 images
Hooded Crow
Corvus cornix
Kolkrabe3 images
Northern Raven
Corvus corax
Star6 images
Common Starlingvideo
Sturnus vulgaris
Rosenstar3 images
Rosy Starling
Pastor roseus
Haussperling2 images
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
Feldsperling3 images
Eurasian Tree Sparrowvideo
Passer montanus
Italiensperling2 images
Italian Sparrow
Passer hispaniolensis italiae
Schneesperling2 images
White-winged Snowfinchvideo
Montifringilla nivalis
Buchfink4 images
Common Chaffinchvideo
Fringilla coelebs
Bergfink2 images
Fringilla montifringilla
Girlitz4 images
European Serinvideo
Serinus serinus
Grünfink3 images
European Greenfinchvideo
Carduelis chloris
Stieglitz4 images
European Goldfinchvideo
Carduelis carduelis
Erlenzeisig5 images
Eurasian Siskinvideo
Carduelis spinus
Zitronenzeisig1 image
Citril Finchvideo
Carduelis citrinella
Fichtenkreuzschnabel2 images
Red Crossbillvideo
Loxia curvirostra
Hänfling2 images
Common Linnetvideo
Carduelis cannabina
Gimpel3 images
Eurasian Bullfinchvideo
Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Karmingimpel1 image
Common Rosefinchvideo
Carpodacus erythrinus
Kernbeisser2 images
Coccothraustes coccothraustes
Goldammer4 images
Emberiza citrinella
Grauammer2 images
Corn Bunting
Emberiza calandra
Rohrammer3 images
Common Reed Bunting
Emberiza schoeniclus
Zaunammer3 images
Cirl Buntingvideo
Emberiza cirlus
Zippammer2 images
Rock Buntingvideo
Emberiza cia
Ortolan2 images
Ortolan Bunting
Emberiza hortulana
Halsbandsittich3 images
Rose-ringed parakeetvideo
Psittacula krameri
Bartsittich3 images
Red-breasted Parakeetvideo
Psittacula alexandri

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